13th by Ava DuVernay

Instead of telling you what I think I will just present the powerful trailer from Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th.

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary 13TH refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” The progression from that second qualifying clause to the horrors of mass criminalization and the sprawling American. (above text taken from the 13th Official Trailer.)

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